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1 files changed, 25 insertions, 9 deletions
@@ -8,20 +8,36 @@ builtin cache to decrease server io-pressure.
-$ $EDITOR Makefile
-$ sudo make install
+ $ make gitsrc=<path>
+ $ su
+ $ make prefix=<path> install
-Note: cgit requires the git and xdiff libraries. Currently, the makefile
-expects these files to be found in '../git/libgit.a' and '../git/xdiff/lib.a',
-where they will be if you have built git from source in a parallell directory.
+Default value for gitsrc is "../git", and this directory should contain the
+Default value for prefix is "/var/www/htdocs/cgit". This directory will
+contain "cgit.cgi" and "cgit.css" after 'make install'.
+After installation, httpd.conf probably must be updated with a Directory-
+section for cgit, possibly something like this:
+ <Directory "/var/www/htdocs/cgit/">
+ AllowOverride None
+ Options ExecCGI
+ Order allow,deny
+ Allow from all
-The file /etc/cgitrc is read by cgit before handling a request. A template
-cgitrc is shipped with the sources, and all parameters and default values
-can be found in this file.
+The file /etc/cgitrc is read by cgit before handling a request. In addition
+to runtime parameters, this file also contains a list of the repositories
+displayed by cgit.
+A template cgitrc is shipped with the sources, and all parameters and default
+values are documented in this file.